Fonction professionnelle: Recherche et Innovation

Type de poste: Contrat A Duree Indeterminee

Type de contrat: Temps plein

Site: Clark, NJ

Pays: USA


 Position Title: Senior Scientist I, Regulatory Affairs

Location: Clark, New Jersey (Hybrid)

Department: Research & Innovation Regulatory Affairs


For more than one hundred years, L’Oréal believes that beauty needs Science. In a world now transformed by digital technology and the emergence of new scientific domains, we are confident in our ability to turn these opportunities into major innovations, closely linked to the new consumer expectations all over the world. Science & Technology are allowing us to invent safe, trustable, sustainable & responsible beauty products and experiences that will change people’s lives. 


L’Oréal Research & Innovation (R&I) has continuously invested upstream in its research with a high level of ambition. Our 4,100 L'Oréal R&I people are talented and highly skilled, located in major markets, working in a cooperative way, open to the world. L’Oréal, Research & Innovation is a vast, multidisciplinary, scientific community working in more than 30 specialized fields, spread out across the world in 21 research centers across 6 regional hubs, 14 evaluation centers, and 49 scientific and regulatory departments. Our employees represent over 60 nationalities and are united for one passion: to invent and perfect innovative, high-performance products for the well-being of all across the world.


To discover more on our scientific and technical functions at L'Oréal Research & Innovation, please check out our website


We are seeking a Senior Scientist - Regulatory to join our Regulatory  team in our Clark, NJ  Research facility. This role is responsible for supporting the team on regulatory compliance and regulatory reporting/registration requirements.


As a Senior Scientist - Regulatory in our Regulatory  team, your main responsibilities are:

  • Review formulations to ensure compliance with global regulatory standards
  • Provide advice to labs and product development teams and give guidance on potential regulatory compliance issues
  • Assist in the preparation and review of regulatory compliance documents.
  • Respond to inquiries regarding ingredients, formulations, regulatory issues and associated requirements.
  • Manage regional projects and be able to collaborate with countries and to set up priorities
  • Monitor new regulations, evaluate impact to L'Oréal business and lead on next steps
  • Support regulatory reporting and registration requirements


To Succeed in this Position, You Have:

  • Bachelors level degree in Science or related field required. Strong working knowledge of chemistry is preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in regulatory or product safety in cosmetics or chemical industry.
  • Working knowledge of international chemical, cosmetics and OTC regulations.
  • Preferably experience in conducting  regulatory compliance reviews for RMs and Formulas.
  • Preferably experience in supporting regulatory reporting and registration requirements.
  • The ability to be onsite, in the office as this is an essential function of the position (required)
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time, permanent, ongoing basis without the need for sponsorship now or in the future (required)


To Succeed in this Position, You Are:

  • Possessing strong interpersonal skills. Must be able to interact successfully with all levels of personnel within R&I and with other divisions and departments.
  • Well versed in project and time management skills.
  • Exhibiting strong problem solving skills
  • Possessing  solid oral and written communication skills


What's In It For You: 

  • Corporate Short-Term Incentives (Corporate Profit-Sharing Bonus, Individual Performance Bonuses based on level)
  • Competitive Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Pension Plan)
  • Hybrid Work Policy (Up to 2 Days per week work from home for eligible roles, subject to manager approval)
  • Flexible Time Off (Paid Company Holidays, Paid Vacation, Vacation Buy Program, Volunteer Time, Summer Fridays & More!)
  • Access to Company Perks (VIP Access to L’Oréal’s Internal Shop for Discounted Products)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities (Unlimited Access to E-learnings, Lunch & Learn Sessions, Mentorship Programs, & More!)
  • Employee Resource Groups (Think Tanks and Innovation Squads)
  • Access to Mental Health & Wellness Programs


Don’t meet every single requirement? At L'Oréal, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and innovative workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the qualifications listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways! You may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and take pride in a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected status.


If you require a reasonable accommodation to complete an application for a recognized disability under applicable law, please email [email protected]. Please note this email will only respond to specific requests for assistance completing the application as a request for accommodation for a disability. All others will not be considered.


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